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Tuesday 06/18/2019
Grants to help Altamont’s business district
Posted: June 18, 2019

 

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Jury empaneled in molestation case retrial
Posted: June 18, 2019

A jury was empaneled Tuesday afternoon for a man on trial for taking aggravated indecent liberties with a child.

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Monday 06/17/2019
Commission wants uniformity in NRPs
Posted: June 17, 2019

 

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Cook’s seat on board remains vacant
Updated: June 17, 2019 - 10:35 pm

Parsons city commissioners tossed around some ideas but didn’t reveal any names while talking about who they may choose to fill the unexpired term of Peter Cook.

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Degonia to entertain Thursday at Pavilion
Posted: June 17, 2019

 

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Fire destroys Thayer home
Updated: June 17, 2019 - 10:36 pm

THAYER — Fire destroyed a Thayer home Sunday from what investigators suspect was a lightning strike.

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Friday 06/14/2019
USD 504 to buy new band uniforms
Posted: June 14, 2019

OSWEGO — The Oswego USD 504 Board of Eduction accepted this week a grant from the Oswego Community Foundation in the amount of $6,000 for band uniforms, plus an additional $600 for embroidery on the uniforms.

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Commission may fill empty seat Monday
Updated: June 14, 2019 - 6:50 pm

Parsons city commissioners could appoint someone on Monday to fill the unexpired term of Peter Cook, who resigned on July 1.

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What work needs a permit?
Updated: June 14, 2019 - 12:20 am

Under the city’s building codes, a building permit is required for any structural enlargement, alteration, repair, removal or conversion or to demolish any building or structure.

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City to step up building, electrical permit checks
Updated: June 14, 2019 - 12:20 am

 

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Gorhams prepare for their son’s upcoming brain surgeries
Posted: June 14, 2019

 

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Wednesday 06/12/2019
Art auction raises money for resident equipment fund
Updated: June 12, 2019 - 10:22 pm

Misconceptions surrounding long-term care in nursing home facilities is common, especially when it comes to what costs are covered and how.

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Panel, WCK agree to contract terms
Posted: June 12, 2019

 

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Leadership center stops in Parsons
Posted: June 12, 2019

 

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Tuesday 06/11/2019
Girard native takes principal job at Lincoln-Central in Cherryvale
Posted: June 11, 2019

 

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USD 447 finds gym solution
Posted: June 11, 2019

 

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Man to seek probation over prison term
Posted: June 11, 2019

A Labette County judge will decide in July the sentence for a Parsons man convicted of assault and battery.

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Man appears on distribution charge
Posted: June 11, 2019

A Parsons man made a first appearance recently on drug charges.

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Woman accused of carrying a half pound of marijuana returns to court
Posted: June 11, 2019

An Oklahoma woman who allegedly carried a half of a pound of marijuana with her last month when stopped by Parsons police will appear in court next week.

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Monday 06/10/2019
Community Orchestra to perform on Thursday
Posted: June 10, 2019

 

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Amaro gets four years in prison for battery
Posted: June 10, 2019

 

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NRP tax benefit may be offered 10 years
Posted: June 10, 2019

 

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Friday 06/07/2019
Grant to pay for fitness equipment on Frisco Trail
Posted: June 07, 2019

 

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Counterfeit pills lead police to issue fentanyl warning
Updated: June 11, 2019 - 9:36 am

 

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USD 506 board to meet Monday
Posted: June 07, 2019

The USD 506 Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Curran Administrative Center in Altamont for its regular monthly meeting.

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Two defendants plead guilty to cattle rustling
Posted: June 07, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY – Anthony Whittley, 28, of Parsons and Jasmine Boone, also known as Jasmine Thomas, 28, of Wister, Oklahoma, have pleaded guilty to cattle rustling, announced United States Attorney Timothy J. Downing.

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Thursday 06/06/2019
Magnum Systems expands in Parsons
Updated: June 06, 2019 - 10:34 pm

 

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Lett opens Bargain Bin on Crawford
Updated: June 06, 2019 - 10:33 pm

 

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Hospital trustees OK change order for clinic
Updated: June 06, 2019 - 10:35 pm

 

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Altamont’s Flag Day events set Saturday
Posted: June 06, 2019

ALTAMONT — A full day of events is planned for Altamont’s annual Flag Day festival on Saturday.

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Parsons residents stepped up to help war effort
Posted: June 06, 2019

 

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Wednesday 06/05/2019
Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
Updated: June 05, 2019 - 3:41 pm

Parsons police recovered a half-pound of marijuana during a traffic stop last week.

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Tuesday 06/04/2019
Condemned Belmont properties to be razed
Updated: June 04, 2019 - 11:40 pm

 

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Across the Pond to open music series
Updated: June 05, 2019 - 2:46 pm

The 2019 Music in the Park free concert series will kick off Thursday with a British Invasion.

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Man gets 43 months in prison for aggravated battery charge
Posted: June 04, 2019

A judge sentenced a Parsons man to 43 months in prison for taking advantage of a medicated woman while she slept.

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Board to review options before filling open slot
Posted: June 04, 2019

 

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Men who died in fiery crash ID’d
Posted: June 04, 2019

A five-mile stretch of U.S. 400 was closed for about 12 hours until early Saturday morning after a fiery two-vehicle accident. The two drivers died in the accident. 

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Monday 06/03/2019
Commission hears employee’s appeal
Posted: June 03, 2019

 

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Friday 05/31/2019
City race picks up 4 more candidates
Updated: May 31, 2019 - 9:39 pm

Another Parsons City Commission veteran candidate joined what has become a crowded race on Friday along with three others.

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City to discuss Cook’s successor
Updated: May 31, 2019 - 9:38 pm

Parsons city commissioners plan to discuss the appointment of a replacement for Peter Cook on Monday evening.

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Solid waste group pushes for lower rates at transfer station
Posted: May 31, 2019

The Labette County Solid Waste Management Committee on Thursday night voted on a number of points its members want to see in a contract for operating a trash transfer station south of Parsons.

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Two die in head-on accident
Updated: June 01, 2019 - 9:18 am

A pickup and a semi-tractor trailer carrying boats collided Friday afternoon on U.S. 400 west of Parsons. The two drivers died.

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Thursday 05/30/2019
Cook resigns from commission effective Saturday
Updated: May 30, 2019 - 9:05 pm

A Parsons city commissioner resigned his position on Thursday.

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Man facing jury asks for new attorney
Posted: May 30, 2019

A man who was to be tried Thursday for aggravated robbery and aggravated battery asked for a new attorney while the jury pool waited for the selection process to begin.

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Grant sought for clinic at Oswego
Posted: May 30, 2019

The Labette Health Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved an application that would help fund a medical/express care clinic in Oswego that could be open by April 2020.

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Four more candidates join city race
Updated: May 30, 2019 - 9:08 pm

Perhaps the youngest city commission candidate in the history of Parsons has filed for the election.

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Wednesday 05/29/2019
Police investigate shooting
Posted: May 29, 2019

A former Parsons man received several gunshot wounds early Saturday, but Parsons police have not received witness cooperation in the investigation.

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Emergency responders train together
Updated: May 29, 2019 - 9:06 pm

Parsons police and Labette County Sheriff’s Department deputies participated in two days of rapid-response training for an active shooter.

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Upscale Country to close in August
Updated: May 29, 2019 - 9:04 pm

After 14 years in business, a downtown home decor and gift store will close this summer.

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